The ROI of Hiring Wi-Fi Professionals  

Many short-term rental organizations are happy to operate a simplistic Wi-Fi home network in their rental units. Or, if they do have some level of Wi-Fi authentication, they’re happy to have it unmanaged and reliant on their team for installation. If you are looking to grow your business, there is a significant cause for you…

Technology Essentials to Optimize and Scale Your Operations  

At the 2022 VRMA International conference, I attended a session on scaling operations using technology. Why do you need technology to optimize and scale your operations? Simply put, the majority of us are here to make money. I’m sure we’re all personally feeling how hard it has become to stretch a dollar and make every…

What is Managed Wi-Fi and Why Does It Matter?

Have you ever heard the term “Managed Wi-Fi”? If so, you may be wondering what exactly it is, and if not, you need to know more about it and why it matters.  What Is Managed Wi-Fi? Managed Wi-Fi is an outsourced wireless network that allows residents, guests, or customers to connect to the Internet via…

What Is an Internet Gateway?

Top 3 Reasons Why You Need an Internet Gateway You can get Internet access with a modem, but to get wireless Internet you need a router. While you can get a separate modem or router, you might want to get a combination device like a cable modem/router. These combo devices are also referred to as…

New Wi-Fi Password Features in iOS 16

Apple released iOS 16 on September 12, 2022. This major update includes several new features like Lock Screen customization, editing and unending iMessages, dictation improvements, Live Text in video, and more. The features we want to focus on are of course around Wi-Fi! View Wi-Fi Passwords iPhone users have long been able to easily share…

Dangers of an Unprotected Network

Here are two scenarios showing how easily your network can be compromised: How likely do you think these scenarios are? Ever since the pandemic hit, cyber crimes and malware development have skyrocketed. It seems that not everyone was focused on self-improvement during the global lockdown; many were looking for new ways to digitally wreak havoc….

Three Must-Visit Places in Maine

Maine is the most northeastern U.S. state, known for its rocky coastline, maritime history and nature. You can find natural attractions like The Granite and Spruce Islands of the Acadia National Park. It’s also the endpoint of the Appalachian Trail.  There are a number of beautiful towns and cities to visit as well. Three can’t-miss…

What are Private Network Groups (PNGs)?

When you have a lot of people connecting to a network, many issues can arise. Can people add multiple devices to the network? Do they have to go to the IT department or submit a ticket to get on the network? How do you decide on bandwidth? How do you keep everyone secure? Private Network…

What is WiFi 6E?

New mobile devices and computers are released each year boasting support for the latest generation of WiFi technology. The iPhone 13 Pro supports WiFi 6. The Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra supports WiFi 6E. What does that all mean? And what are the benefits of the newest generation, WiFi 6E?

5 Technology Tricks to Increase Direct Bookings 

While working for an independent hotel booking engine company, I quickly learned the many challenges of convincing consumers to book directly versus booking with an Online Travel Agent (OTA). Many seasoned hoteliers have figured out online strategies to encourage direct booking, but not all these tactics easily apply to the vacation/short-term rental industry. So, let’s…